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Procurement Officer

Ogoja, Nigeria

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Published: Aug 15, 2022 (2 days ago)

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ROLE PURPOSE:  

The Procurement Officer (Buying) is responsible for purchasing of goods and services in Ogoja based on needs of Save the Children’s programmes, managing orders and relations for a complex portfolio of programmes. The Procurement Officer will also support the Supplychain Coordinator in: 

  

  • Ensuring that the right supplies and services are procured and that there is timely procurement and delivery of goods and services to programmes to deliver outstanding results for children  

  • Ensuring best value for money is achieved through competitive and transparent procurement processes  

QUALIFICATIONS   

  • BA/ BSc in Management; procurement, logistics, supply chain management or related field 

  • Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS UK) or equivalent Experience 

Master’s Degree in above fields is an added advantage 

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS 

  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience working in procurement, preferably in an NGO/and/or development program, with in depth experience in managing procurement processes 

  • Strong knowledge and experience of implementing procurement processes, driving contract compliance and embedding buying best practice 

  • Excellent supplier management skills and a strong ability to hold suppliers accountable to deliver on their responsibilities 

  • Knowledge of NGO/Donor policies and their compliance requirements in respect of Procurement and wider supply chain activity 

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching. 

  • Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to juggle multiple tasks with competing priorities and simultaneously stick to deadlines, whilst maintaining relationships with suppliers and customers 

  • Excellent reporting skills, particularly the ability to quickly develop clear and concise delivery tracking, scheduling or pricing, donor, monthly KPI reports 

  • Willingness to undertake field travel as required and work in difficult environments according to travel environments. 

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; fluency in spoken and written English; 

  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles 


Responsibilities

ROLE PURPOSE:  

The Procurement Officer (Buying) is responsible for purchasing of goods and services in Ogoja based on needs of Save the Children’s programmes, managing orders and relations for a complex portfolio of programmes. The Procurement Officer will also support the Supplychain Coordinator in: 

  

  • Ensuring that the right supplies and services are procured and that there is timely procurement and delivery of goods and services to programmes to deliver outstanding results for children  

  • Ensuring best value for money is achieved through competitive and transparent procurement processes  

QUALIFICATIONS   

  • BA/ BSc in Management; procurement, logistics, supply chain management or related field 

  • Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS UK) or equivalent Experience 

Master’s Degree in above fields is an added advantage 

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS 

  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience working in procurement, preferably in an NGO/and/or development program, with in depth experience in managing procurement processes 

  • Strong knowledge and experience of implementing procurement processes, driving contract compliance and embedding buying best practice 

  • Excellent supplier management skills and a strong ability to hold suppliers accountable to deliver on their responsibilities 

  • Knowledge of NGO/Donor policies and their compliance requirements in respect of Procurement and wider supply chain activity 

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching. 

  • Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to juggle multiple tasks with competing priorities and simultaneously stick to deadlines, whilst maintaining relationships with suppliers and customers 

  • Excellent reporting skills, particularly the ability to quickly develop clear and concise delivery tracking, scheduling or pricing, donor, monthly KPI reports 

  • Willingness to undertake field travel as required and work in difficult environments according to travel environments. 

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; fluency in spoken and written English; 

  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles 



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